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Mumbai's water stock will last only 42 days: Report

22 Jun 2020

Mumbai's water stock will last only 42 days: Report

Maharashtra's capital Mumbai is facing several battles together, two of them being related to water shortage and the novel coronavirus.

Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

02 Jun 2020

Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.

Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, says IMD; 'normal' rainfall predicted

01 Jun 2020

Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, says IMD; 'normal' rainfall predicted

The southwest monsoon has finally arrived in Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

North, central India heatwave to continue till tomorrow, says IMD

27 May 2020

North, central India heatwave to continue till tomorrow, says IMD

Several parts of northern and central India have been reeling under an intense heatwave and according to the India Meteorological Department, there will likely be no respite for the next 24 hours.

Heatwave peaks: Red alert issued in Delhi, most Northern states

25 May 2020

Heatwave peaks: Red alert issued in Delhi, most Northern states

A red alert was issued for Delhi, and neighboring states like Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan, for two days as heatwave grappled large parts of the territory.

4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall

20 May 2020

4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall

After Cyclone Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday, reports emerged of the deaths of two people in the state.

Cyclone Amphan hurtles towards Bengal coast, rains lash Odisha

20 May 2020

Cyclone Amphan hurtles towards Bengal coast, rains lash Odisha

Cyclone Amphan, whom the IMD yesterday called the worst cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal since 1999, is likely to make landfall in West Bengal today afternoon.

Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

19 May 2020

Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

At a press briefing, called to shed light on the preparedness about the impending Cyclone Amphan, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that it is the most intense cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1999.

Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

18 May 2020

Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.

NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

17 May 2020

NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.

Here's what Deepika Padukone said about Chhapaak's low IMDb rating

31 Jan 2020

Here's what Deepika Padukone said about Chhapaak's low IMDb rating

Despite garnering impressive reviews from critics and audiences, Deepika Padukone's latest film Chhapaak received a strikingly low rating on popular movie database website IMDb.

'Chhapaak' controversy: All that happened since Deepika Padukone's JNU visit

14 Jan 2020

'Chhapaak' controversy: All that happened since Deepika Padukone's JNU visit

The Deepika Padukone-starrer Chhapaak may have been making headlines the past few days, but that's clearly not translating into money due to a PR nightmare.

28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India

28 Dec 2019

28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India

The biting winter sweeping across North India has reportedly claimed the lives of 28 in Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

20 Dec 2019

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.

Delhi's air-quality may slip from 'very poor' to 'severe' today

22 Nov 2019

Delhi's air-quality may slip from 'very poor' to 'severe' today

The air quality in Delhi, which was marked as 'very poor' on Thursday, will follow a downward trend, and may slip into the dreaded 'severe' category by Friday.

#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question

19 Nov 2019

#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question

Fellow brothers, November 19 is celebrated as International Men's Day or IMD.

Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

10 Nov 2019

Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.

Rajkot T20I: Will Maha cyclone play a spoilsport?

07 Nov 2019

Rajkot T20I: Will Maha cyclone play a spoilsport?

India and Bangladesh are set to clash against each other in the second T20I on Thursday.

After Delhi smog problem, cyclonic storm Maha clouds Rajkot T20I

05 Nov 2019

After Delhi smog problem, cyclonic storm Maha clouds Rajkot T20I

The T20I series between India and Bangladesh seems to be bothered by environmental issues.

Cyclone Maha to bring heavy rainfall in Gujarat next week

02 Nov 2019

Cyclone Maha to bring heavy rainfall in Gujarat next week

Cyclone Maha is "very likely" to intensify as it advances towards the east-central Arabian Sea over the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department said in a Saturday morning notification.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

30 Sep 2019

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

29 Sep 2019

Bihar rains: 17 dead; hospitals flooded, boats out on roads

At least 17 people have died in Bihar, including 4 in Patna, after three days of incessant downpour threw normal life out of gear in the state. Moreover, homes and hospitals have been flooded.

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

29 Sep 2019

Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80

Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Seven top sports movies even non-sports lovers will enjoy watching

19 Sep 2019

Seven top sports movies even non-sports lovers will enjoy watching

Sports genre films are entertaining and inspiring at the same time, and don't show much gore.

Feeling low and depressed? Watch these seven inspirational films

17 Sep 2019

Feeling low and depressed? Watch these seven inspirational films

Films are there to entertain us, plant thoughts in our minds, and also to inspire.

Six awesome science-fiction films that are worth watching repeatedly

16 Sep 2019

Six awesome science-fiction films that are worth watching repeatedly

With their visuals, futuristic approach, and speculative depictions, sci-fi films appeal to all.

The best shows on Netflix that you should binge-watch

06 Sep 2019

The best shows on Netflix that you should binge-watch

Ever since Netflix burst into the entertainment scene, it has become an undeniable part of our lives.

Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone missing from Forbes' highest-paid actresses list

25 Aug 2019

Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone missing from Forbes' highest-paid actresses list

Forbes recently announced its list of Highest-Paid Actresses as it does religiously. However, like last year, no Indian actress seems to have made it to the list.

These Hollywood films are a treat for every animal lover

14 Aug 2019

These Hollywood films are a treat for every animal lover

A video that has surfaced online recently is leaving people stunned. It shows how a young dog saves three cubs from a ferocious wolf.

Robot Sophia to feature in a film with 'Westworld' star

14 Aug 2019

Robot Sophia to feature in a film with 'Westworld' star

It is highly unlikely that you haven't seen or heard of Sophia, the robot, till now.

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

11 Aug 2019

Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives

Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.

Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

08 Aug 2019

Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead

As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

05 Aug 2019

Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt

Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

03 Aug 2019

Mumbai rains: Downpour batters city, 1 dead in Thane

Heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for a second consecutive week, throwing normal life out of gear.

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

01 Aug 2019

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.

Maharashtra: Ulhas river bridge collapses, IMD issues red-alert in state

28 Jul 2019

Maharashtra: Ulhas river bridge collapses, IMD issues red-alert in state

In the early hours of Sunday, a part of a bridge on the Ulhas river linking Murbad to Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district got washed away amid heavy rainfall in the region.

Delhi: No relief yet, rainfall unlikely for next 4 days

11 Jul 2019

Delhi: No relief yet, rainfall unlikely for next 4 days

Delhi is currently facing the maximum rainfall deficit in the country and this is not going to change any time soon.

Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa to witness heavy-very heavy rains: IMD

08 Jul 2019

Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa to witness heavy-very heavy rains: IMD

Regions of Konkan, Goa and north Madhya Maharashtra regions (including Mumbai) are likely to face heavy to very heavy rainfall in the coming week, as per the forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Mumbai rains: 16 killed, public holiday declared, flights diverted

02 Jul 2019

Mumbai rains: 16 killed, public holiday declared, flights diverted

Normal life has come to a standstill in Maharashtra's capital Mumbai and its nearby areas due to incessant rains, forcing the government to declare a public holiday on Tuesday.

Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens

24 Jun 2019

Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens

More than half of India is staring at a drought-like situation and no one seems to be taking concrete steps to ward off this problem.